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Denmark Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 5.55 5.796 6.02
Global Rank 111th 115th 120th
Global Population Share 0.079% 0.074% 0.07%
Global Population Density 129.21 130.98 132.37
Global Population Density Rank 64th 66th 68th
Average Life Expectancy 79.39 81.3 82.86
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 32nd 31st 33rd
Fertility Rate 1.79 1.77 1.8
Fertility Rate Global Rank 152nd 148th 137th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Denmark Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 2 0.9%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Cancers 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Road accidents 3 1.35%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Neonatal infections 116 52.25%
Drowning 3 1.35%
Homicide 0 0%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
Fire 2 0.9%
Kidney disease 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 1 0.45%

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Highlights of Denmark BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Denmark gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 53.99%53.99%
    • Fat : 37.99%37.99%
    • Animal protein : 8.76%8.76%
    • Plant protein : 4.90%4.90%
  • 5.65% increase in caloric supply : Currently Denmark gets 3367/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 3187/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Denmark
  • Wheat, Rye and Oats are three major Cereal preferences in Denmark
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Denmark average intake is 288.44 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Apples and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Denmark
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Denmark average Fruit intake is 333.10grams
  • In Denmark, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 59.20% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Denmark is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of normal (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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